by H. C. Allen
Hydrofluoric Acid. (HF.)
Fluoric acid has Complaints of old age, or of premature old age; in syphilitic mercurial dyscrasia; young people look old.
Increased ability to exercise without danger ( Coca. ); is less affected by excessive heat of summer or cold of winter.
Fluoric acid has Old cicatrices become red around edges, and threaten to become open ulcers ( Causticum, Graphites ).
Fluoric acid has Varicose veins and ulcers, obstinate, long standing cases, in women who have borne many children.
Caries and necrosis, especially of long bones, psoric or syphilitic, abuse of mercury or silica ( Angus. ).
Naevus flat, of children (r. temple); capillary aneurism (compare, Calcarea fl., Tuberculinum ).
Ulcers: red edges and vesicles; decubitus; copious discharge; < from warmth, > from cold; violent pains, like streaks of lightning, confined to a small spot.
Rapid caries of teeth; fistula dentalis or lachrymalis; exostoses of bone so face ([Hekla]).
Fluoric acid Relations. – Complementary: Coca, Silicea
Follows well: after, [Arsenicum in] ascites of drunkards; after, Kali c. in hip disease; after, Coffea, Staphysagria in sensitive teeth; after, Phosphorus ac. in diabetes; after Silicea, Symphytum in bone diseases; after, Spongia in goitre.